Portraits of Wildflowers

Perspectives on Nature Photography

Archive for January 30th, 2019

First native spring wildflower

with 73 comments

Click to enlarge.

On January 28th I discovered a colony of flowering anemones, Anemone decapetala, along Talleyran Dr. This is truly a wildflower of the coming season, in contrast to the several holdovers you’ve seen on and off here for the last couple of months. Some anemones are white, others purple, and some a mixture of the two colors, as shown here.

Anemone flowers usually stay close to the ground, so in making my portrait I couldn’t avoid the patchy light beyond this one. At least I managed to keep that patchwork pretty much out of focus.

© 2019 Steven Schwartzman

Advertisements

Written by Steve Schwartzman

January 30, 2019 at 4:42 AM

%d bloggers like this: